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Introduction to Workplace Ethics


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
Ethics don't just apply to senior executives. While upper management does have a responsibility to set the ethical tone for an organization, employees at every level also have a responsibility to conduct themselves in an ethical manner. This course will prepare you to approach your job with an awareness of the importance of ethics in the work setting and an understanding of what constitutes ethical behavior. You will learn the thinking behind ethical behavior and be able to recognize some of the common myths about business ethics.

Target Audience
Individuals at all levels of an organization who should understand the impact of ethical and unethical behavior in the workplace

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Introduction to Workplace Ethics

  • recognize the factors that influence ethical dilemmas
  • define workplace ethics
  • identify personal benefits of acting ethically
  • recognize the importance of ethical conduct at the corporate level
  • recognize common myths about business ethics
  • recognize employee beliefs that foster ethical workplace behavior
  • match ethical approaches to their corresponding definitions
  • Course Number:
    pd_18_a01_bs_enus